1890 1st edition; H.L. Hastings publishers, Boston; hardbound in embossed green boards with gilt lettering; wonderful black and white illustrations; inside book is clean with unmarked pages; boards have some fading and wear - see pics; no dust jacket; dedication on inside page from previous owner.
A Graphic account of the several expeditions of Henry M. Stanley into the Heart of the Dark Continent covering Stanley's expedition to find Livingstone; his crossing the continent and exploration of the Congo from its headwaters to the ocean. His establishment of the Congo Free State and his last great achievement the discovery and deliverance of Emin Asha.1890. Edgewood Pub lishing Illustrated edition. Many illustrations by Gimarle.